Monthly Archives: January 2013

Obituaries 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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Josephine Capua Retired Seamstress Josephine (Tarantino) Capua, a longtime Everett resident, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on January 3.  She was 92 years old. Born in East Boston, she was a retired clothing industry seamstress. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Capua; dear and devoted mother of Leonard Capua...

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Chris Marchi, East Boston Times Man of the Year

January 1, 2013
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Chris Marchi, East Boston Times Man of the Year

There are not too many people that will sacrifice time away from family to volunteer for the better good of the community. In East Boston there are a select few but in 2012 local environmental activist Chris Marchi stood out. For the better part of two years, Marchi led a group of activists to...

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Alexandra Montes McNeil, East Boston Times Woman of the Year

January 1, 2013
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Alexandra Montes McNeil, East Boston Times Woman of the Year

Three years after taking over the reigns of the Mario Umana Middle School Academy, Principal Alexandra Montes McNeil helped turn around a once failing school. Once a place that resembled the set of a gritty school drama complete with a cast of gang members and drug dealers, the Umana has transformed into a bona...

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Callahan Tunnel: Now a Dangerous Ride

January 1, 2013
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Callahan Tunnel: Now a Dangerous Ride

If you are from East Boston you already know that the Callahan Tunnel that connects Eastie to rest of the city is not one of the most eye-appealing tunnels. However, two weeks ago the tunnel went from an eyesore to dangerous. A 100 lb. wall panel in the tunnel fell off the wall of...

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East Boston Residents Join Others in Opposing Ethanol Trains

January 1, 2013
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A coalition of activists from East Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Everett joined together last week to ask state officials to join the communities in opposing ethanol trains from coming into the area. The Chelsea Creek Action Group (CCAG) went to Boston to hand deliver more than 850 postcards to Massachusetts Department of Transportation to...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

January 1, 2013
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....

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Jets Host the 8th Annual Deep Freeze Tournament

January 1, 2013
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off last week at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. The Jets hosted the 8th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament,...

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Obituaries 01-02-2013

January 1, 2013
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Adeline Corrado Former Boston Public Library Employee Adeline R. Corrado of Revere died on December 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital.  She was 89 years old. Born in East Boston, she graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1942, and was a former employee of the Boston Public Library. She was the beloved daughter...

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